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Trade Winds Tripel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

879 Ratings
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Ratings: 879
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 45
Gots: 90 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Summer seasonal, Trade Winds Tripel is a Belgian-style Golden Ale with a Southeast Asian twist. Instead of using candi sugar (typical for such a beer), we use rice in the mash to lighten the body and increase the gravity, and spice with Thai Basil. The result is an aromatic, digestible and complex beer made for a lazy summer evening.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 05-25-2008)
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mooseo

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml into tulip.

A - Clear golden yellow with fast streams of bubbles and a huge foamy white head.

S - Sweet bread, banana, Belgian yeast, basil, a hint of clove and pepper. Mmm.

T - Bready malts initially, with basil and other herbal spices coming into the forefront. Light fruit, Belgian yeast, and grassy notes are evident. Finish is spicy with a slight earthy hop bitterness.

M - Very smooth and slick, light and refreshing. High carbonation with a dry finish.

O - An interesting and enjoyable rendition of a Belgian tripel. The thai basil and rice really compliment the Belgian yeast and fruit elements. This beer would pair beautifully with salmon and other meat/seafood.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 03:52:31 | More by mooseo
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Murchmac

California

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellowish/orange with a head that puffs up real big and decompresses as quickly.

Peppery, basal, rice, candied malts. Smells interesting, a cross between BUFF saison and Uncommon Brewers.

Tastes like a great Tripel with some thai Basal in it.

Does not taste like 8.1, deceptively smooth.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2010 22:44:34 | More by Murchmac
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Trade Winds Tripel from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 879 ratings.